Business View Magazine | November 2019

295 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE NOVEMBER 2019 AT A GLANCE LAWRENCEVILLE, GEORGIA WHAT: County Seat of Gwinnett County; population 30,000 WHERE: Metro Atlanta District, Georgia WEBSITE: LAWRENCE VILLE, GEORGIA Trailblazing college town F ounded in 1821, Lawrenceville, Georgia is the second oldest city in the metropolitan Atlanta area and the county seat of Gwinnett County. And while it may be located a mere 30 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta, Lawrenceville has a personality all its own. Named after Captain James Lawrence, the community carries on his spirit of determination – forging a path towards the future, while honoring the city’s historical roots in agriculture, trade, and raw building materials. The Lawrenceville of today is a trailblazing college town, finally realizing a vision that has come to fruition after being in planning and design mode for the last ten years. Home to 30,000 residents and a treasure trove of academic pursuits at Georgia Gwinnett College, Lawrenceville enjoys diverse revenue